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: Children's Television

Bobby Brewster
H. E. Todd tells another story of the little boy, Bobby Brewster.

Children's Newsreel

Meet Gene Autry
A ten-minute close-up of the famous American cowboy.
(Gene Autry is appearing at the Empress Hall, London)

Desert Adventure
by Michael Ross.
Adapted by Peter Ling.
(Previously televised last Thursday)

(to 18.10)


Storyteller (Bobby Brewster): H. E. Todd
Entertainer (Meet Gene Autry): Gene Autry
Author (Desert Adventure): Michael Ross
Adapter (Desert Adventure): Peter Ling
Producer (Desert Adventure): Peter Graham Scott
Settings (Desert Adventure): Eileen Diss
Steve: Martin Benson
Brett: Michael Mellinger
Captain: Guido Lorraine
Lieutenant: Jonathan Alwyn
Mr. Nelson: Peter Bathurst
Mrs. Nelson: Mary Jones
Penny: Margaret Downs
Jim: Colin Wall
Osmin: Richard Caldicot
Arab woman: Maria Baillie

: Down You Go!

with Roy Rich in the chair and Elizabeth Gray, Kenneth Horne, Paul Jennings and Patricia Cutts finding the letters.
(Patricia Cutts is appearing in 'Four Winds' at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham)


Chairman: Roy Rich
Panellist: Elizabeth Gray
Panellist: Kenneth Horne
Panellist: Paul Jennings
Panellist: Patricia Cutts
Special effects: Alfred Wurmser
The game devised by: Polly S. Cowan
The game devised by: Louis G. Cowan
Presented by: Dicky Leeman

: Where the Heart Is

A new play by Aimee Stuart.
Second performance: Thursday at 7.30


Writer: Aimee Stuart

: Elaine Malbin

star soprano of American television opera.
At the piano: Tom McCall


Soprano: Elaine Malbin
Pianist: Tom McCall
Presented by: Philip Bate

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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